Back In The Day

Education’s vicious circle

Education’s vicious circle

Journal 10/22/1976 P2 A new business A new business began this past week in the Marshalls: Salvador Harris has opened a two-chair barber shop in Majuro. Staffed with a barber from Laura Village, haircuts will cost $2. The shop is located just north of Momotaro’s store on the south side of the Harris’ take out […]

Less ship visits to collect copra

Less ship visits to collect copra

Journal 10/8/1976 P3 Ponape prepares for new Micro capital A Special Joint Task Force was created in Ponape to study and make recommendations as to where the site of the capital of Micronesia should be located. P6 Betel nut banned in US, Guam The traffic of betel nuts in the US is prohibited, according to […]

Ebeye needs a new master plan

Ebeye needs a new master plan

Journal 10/7/1977 P1 Rosenblatt rules out independence for Micronesia US chief negotiator Peter S. Rosenblatt ruled out the possibility of more political fragmentation — and independence for any part of the territory — in a recent radio interview here. P3 Lady mechanic honored The Ponape District Legislature adopted a resolution congratulating Mershina Likor of Net […]

Lae and Ujae health surveys

Lae and Ujae health surveys

Journal 9/30/1977 P3 Pacific manganese interests scientists Scientists from around the world are examining manganese “rocks” found in the Pacific Ocean with greater interest than ever before. The reason is that the demand for valuable hard-minerals has doubled in the past 20 years, and experts now predict the value will double again in the next […]

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